The young man willingly believed that the Huron deliberated on the most eligible manner of eluding
the vigilance of his associates.
Your only salvation lies in eluding
it; but if it comes sideways through the opposing water, then partly owing to the light buoyancy of the whaleboat, and the elasticity of its materials, a cracked rib or a dashed plank or two, a sort of stitch in the side, is generally the most serious result.
As I saw him go, picking his way among the nettles, and among the brambles that bound the green mounds, he looked in my young eyes as if he were eluding
the hands of the dead people, stretching up cautiously out of their graves, to get a twist upon his ankle and pull him in.
His majesty, in another audience, was at the pains to recapitulate the sum of all I had spoken; compared the questions he made with the answers I had given; then taking me into his hands, and stroking me gently, delivered himself in these words, which I shall never forget, nor the manner he spoke them in: "My little friend Grildrig, you have made a most admirable panegyric upon your country; you have clearly proved, that ignorance, idleness, and vice, are the proper ingredients for qualifying a legislator; that laws are best explained, interpreted, and applied, by those whose interest and abilities lie in perverting, confounding, and eluding
Tantalizingly the placing of his familiar features persisted in eluding
asked Madame de Villefort, eluding
her husband's question.
She turned it this way and that, eluding
my hand with repressed low, little moans.
her cousin's caress, she led the way downstairs.
At length the party broke up in one last explosion of handshaking and congratulations; and, eluding
Winfield Knight, who proposed to take him off to his club, he started to walk up Broadway.
Even if they succeeded in eluding
pursuit they must eventually fall into the hands of either red men or green, and as fugitives from the Valley Dor they could look for but little else than a swift and terrible death.
Once within the gates, we had no difficulty in eluding
our friends of the morning, and presently found ourselves in a Martian hostelry.
He saw no way of eluding
Featherstone's stupid demand without incurring consequences which he liked less even than the task of fulfilling it.